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Friend of NemesisBird, Matt Sabatine, provides another great guest article – this one about his recent trip to Utah, Wyoming, and Arizona where he met up with Alex Lamoreaux for a little birding near Salt Lake City and the Grand Tetons…. Actor John Cusack was once visiting the domicile of the great Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, and surprised by the … Read More

Glaucous Gull – Huguenot Memorial City Park, Florida

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Anna and I are slowly making our way towards Gainesville, Florida where Anna is starting a job soon. Today we stopped at Huguenot Memorial City Park which is east of Jacksonville. Huguenot Memorial City Park is a famous birding spot on the northeastern coast of Florida. Anna and I had been here once before and loved it, so we knew … Read More

Request for Photos of Birds with Bugs

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Dr. Doug Tallamy, Professor and Chair of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware, is looking for good photos of birds carrying insects for a study he is doing in hopes of measuring the impact of invasive plants on insect prey available to birds. Here is what Dr. Tallamy is looking for in his own … Read More

South Hills Census near Twin Falls, Idaho

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Alex and I were able to use one of our days off this week to help on the fourth year of the South Hills Bird Census near Twin Falls, Idaho.  The count is organized by the Prairie Falcon Audubon Society, and covers a large portion of the South Hills, a fairly unique ecosystem in south-central Idaho. Alex and I joined Cheryl … Read More

Loggerhead Shrike, Burrowing Owl, and a Curlew

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This morning while Anna and I were out searching for Long-billed Curlew nests, we found a single Loggerhead Shrike hunting around an abandoned cattle loading area/corral in one of our curlew sites (the “Emmett A” site). This is the first shrike we have seen in Idaho and since they are one of my favorite birds, it was quite a treat. … Read More

Florida Trip Update

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I have been super busy birding here in Florida and helping Anna Fasoli with her Crested Caracara surveys so I dont really have much time to post. All of the photos I have taken so far can be seen at a Picasa Web Album I created for the trip at this link so I hope those can hold everyone over … Read More